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CSPAN
May 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
held to review the priorities for the future of the united states fire administration. the usfa. the usfa was established following the 1973 report on fire prevention and control which recommended the creation of a federal agency to provide support and their efforts to reduce fire deaths, injuries and property loss. it is a substantial public safety mission. although the country's fire death rate continues to decline, it is higher than more than half of the industrialized countries. it prepares first responders and health care leaders. it supports the efforts of state and local governments providing training for first responders, educational programs and targets outreach for communities and conducting the development of technologies for the fire service. the usfa also assists with data collection, analysis and dissemination of best practices for the nation's fire prevention and control in emergency medical services activities. in recent years, there's been an escalation of severe wildfires resulting in home and property loss. this can be attributed to expanding development in wildfir
SFGTV
May 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
will support and defend the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that will bear -- to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california. that i take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion. i will faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter during such time as i hold the office of -- for the city and county of san francisco. congratulations and thank you. [applause] >> tonight, we paid for the two teachers, especially those in san francisco public schools who have made san francisco the top- performing urban school district in california. each day, thousands of teachers provide children with the skills to be successful in life, including learning how to analyze problems, appreciate the arts, and become active in sports. we all know how important teachers are. that is why the giants continue to participate in the annual thank a teacher today campaign, a month-long celebration of san francisco public school
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 12:30pm EDT
today's hearing entitled working for fire safe america, in the united states fire administration priorities. in front of you apacketses for today's witnesses. i recognize myself for five minutes for an opening statement. today's hearing is being held to review the fire service community's priorities for the future of the united states fire administration, the usfa established following the 1973 report of the national commission on fire prevention and control. america burning which recommended the creation of a federal fire agency to provide support to state and local governments and private fire organizations and their efforts to reduce fire death, injurpies and property loss. the usfa is a substantial public sayy mission. although the fire death rate continues to decline, it is higher than more of half the industrialized countries. preparing first responders and health care leaders to react to hazard and terrorism emergencies. it supports the agencies of states and local governments providing training for first responders, educational programs and targeted outreach for communiti
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 11:00am EDT
nation may be better positioned to own the long term energy technology future than the united states. the only question is whether these resources can be coordinated to maximum advantage and that is where public policy inevitably must enter the picture. thank you very much for your time. i look forward to your questions. >> thank you very much. mr. jenkins? >> thank you, chairman bingaman, ranking member murkowski and distinguished members of the committee. i direct the energy and climate program at the breakthrough institute, an independent public policy think tank based in oakland, california. it's an honor to appear before you today to discuss the role of government and energy innovation, particularly on my birthday and senator murkowski's. advanced energy policy and markets in the united states are now at a key inflection point. in recent years, u.s. advanced energy sectors have grown rapidly, adding jobs even through the depth of the recession, while reducing costs for many technologies, including solar and wind power, batteries for electric vehicles and advanced biofuels. still, a r
FOX News
May 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
nuclear guy says iran is close to letting inspecters back to the count. that will help. the united states and israeli defense missiles warn we have heard this before, iran. >> facebook stock price is down. again. poor zuckerberg lost another billion. he ain't 25 sitting on $30 billion no more. the company now on track to be the worst major i.p.o. starts in five years. >> secret service agents you are not out done. others are at your heels from the drug enforcement administration. they, too, enjoy the company of women you pay for in other nations. or that is the allegation. unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." >> but, first, from fox at 3:00 with the new sound effect a security situation onboard a us airways flight bound to the united states. why we are still talking about this, is beyond me. new video of the plane. sources saying according to reports a passenger said she had a bomb implanted in her body. well, that would explain it. this is weeks after experts voiced weapons terrorists could hide bombs it their bodies. the flight left paris this morning on the way to n
FOX News
May 22, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the united states. why we are still talking about this, is beyond me. new video of the plane. sources saying according to reports a passenger said she had a bomb implanted in her body. well, that would explain it. this is weeks after experts voiced weapons terrorists could hide bombs it their bodies. the flight left paris this morning on the way to north carolina, charlotte, and defense officials say two fighter jets scrambled to escort the boeing 767 after being diverted to maine. here is the sound from the control tower. >> we need an emergency aircraft. >>shepard: i didn't understand, either. sources say the passenger never pose add threat of any kind but the concern began when she pass add note to a flight attendant. rick is in new york. what is this note? rick: it has something to do about a bomb being imlaboratoried if her body and she appeared nervous and jittery and according to peter king, chairman of the house homeland security security committee she is a french citizen, from cameroon, who had no checked baggage and scheduled to be in the united states for ten days and now q
PBS
May 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and pakistan and the united states and pakistan over the last several months. >> the war may not really end. only the commodified in will be done by afghan forces. -- only the fighting will be done by afghan forces. nato wants to make sure that when they stand up, they do not stand alone. >> the message to the afghan people is that we will not desert them. and a message to the insurgency is equally clear. you cannot win on the battlefield. you should stop fighting and start talking. >> this does mark a milestone, but the journey is far from over. nato will play a supporting role in afghanistan, even as it declares the war is over. and corrects a suicide bomber in yemen has killed at least 96 people, most of them soldiers, and injured hundreds more. al qaeda says it is behind the attacks. frank gardner reports. >> some salt -- some thought it was at first a ceremonial cannon. but it was a lone suicide bomber to week hot carnage in the heart of the yemeni capital. -- to wreak carnage in the heart of the yemeni capital. it was at of tomorrow's planned parade to celebrate the country
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 4:30pm EDT
forest industry as a whole. on my own land, in the southeastern united states, i have seen direct benefit of the forest steward ship program. my work with the long leaf pine restoration what -- to date i have restored more than 700 acres of long leaf pine in an effort to restore this native tree to our forests. second the forest legacy project has been a important part of the work by allowing owners to protect environmentally important forest areas from expansion and by engaging with the locally led process to develop conservation plans. while the senate 2012 farm -- includes a program cap of $200 million annually. i do not believe this cap will have a negative impact on being able to successfully carry out conservati conservation. pine needless have been particularly devastating in the forests throughout the western united states. insect infestation and disease have a direct impact on our members and furthermore put our livelihood in danger due to the loss of timber and the increased risk of wildfire. conservation districts feel that more needs to be done to address this mounting problem
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
something that speaks directly to my heart in the western united states in. my third congressional district in colorado on the western slope better than 70% of the land is either federal, state or tribal lands. a lot of the forest, 100,000 trees per day that you mentioned are falling in our forest right now are creating an incredible challenge in terms of maintaining healthy forests. in terms of the fire threat. could you maybe speak to, we're talking mr. burke was noting about water quality issues. if these forces burn, what type of impact is that going to have on water quality? >> that's absolutely devastating, sir. if you look at what happened after some of the big fires in colorado to the denver watershed in particular the costs are astronomical. those are individuals paying a great deal more in the city of denver because they're relying on water from other parts of the state to be clean and healthy. the fact of the matter is when these trees burn and the soil is scorched it doesn't hold the water, it doesn't filter the water and we have tremendous impacts on our reservoirs bec
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
coast of the united states, you can drive for miles from state to state and not see another black face. call to montana, utah, parts of oregon and washington -- there are lots of african americans in this country but there are parts where there are none. on the broader issue, that is certainly true. the president has done a lot for not just african americans but for everyone in the country. the health-care bill, the stimulus package. we were losing 800,000 jobs a month. the shift has been helpful for everyone. you cannot count on the all.dent to do with allit you have to start a small business and take the risk of willing to fail. there are conditions that exist, but government cannot solve all those problems. they have to be solved at the committee level. host: teresa is a republican from trenton, new jersey. caller: hi. i was listening -- i really love you. you're a great democratic strategist and i love your opinions and have you correct other people and bring them back to what the heart of the problem is. thank you for that. in order for us to resolve this problem -- black people w
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 5:30pm EDT
so hard? >> there are a number of reasons for it. first, the united states congress wanted to hold a hearing on this issue. and the secretary and the chairman and other u.s. officials believe that it's very important to share with congress our perspective on the law of the convection. it's important to the establishment of regular international regimes governing maritime activities by nations to include militaries around the world and every time we have the opportunity to signal or support for this convection, we will. >> has congress signalled to you that maybe there's movement there and you might get something through now? >> i grew up in this town so i've long since offered predictions on what congress may or may not do. i don't have any particular signals about what they may do with respect to this convection. we hope that it is eventually adopted by the united states. >> the armed services committee yesterday released its report on counterfeit electronic parts that have made their way into the defense procurement line, supply line. most of the criticisms seem pointed at china,
CNN
May 22, 2012 4:00pm EDT
united states. why some cuban-americans are furious. we're going in-depth. >>> first the secret service and now dea agents are under investigation for allegedly hiring prostitutes in colombia. i'm wolf blitzer. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> the high-powered campaign surrogate is on the hot seat for going off message after newark's democratic mayor cory booker spoke about the attacks on mitt romney's old firm bane capital. he had to struggle to do damage control and the dust still hasn't settled. let's discuss what's going on with the key adviser of the romney campaign, ed gillespie, former republican of the national committee. thanks very much for coming in. >> thank you for having me, wolf. good to be with you. >> let's talk about what the president specifically said about mitt romney, his experience at bane capital yesterday and then we'll get your reaction. >> my opponent, governor romney, his main calling card for why he thinks he should be president is his business expense. he's not there touting his experience in
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
energy future and the united states. the only question is whether these resources can be coordinated policy must enter the picture. thank you very much for your time, and i look forward to your questions. >> that you very much. mr. tin cans? >> members of the committee, and at the break you institute in oakland, california. it is an honor to discuss the role of government in energy information. advanced policy and markets are at a key point. in recent years advanced sectors have grown rapidly, adding jobs, while reducing costs for many technologies, could solar and batteries. cost declines marked important maturation and progress. policies port is poised to turn it from boom to bust. total federal spending supported at industries surged to $44.3 billion into the asinine. it is now poised to decline 75% to $11 billion by 2014. that includes the analysis conducted by the britain institute and published at the brookings institution as beyond boom and bust, putting clean tech on a path to subsidy independence. slated to expire by 2014. my authors and i suggest smart energy policies. ener
KCSMMHZ
May 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
months after the september 11th attacks in 2001. united states was already involved in a full-scale offensive against the taliban whom they accused of harboring osama bin laden. isaf is composed of 130,000 troops from 50 countries. 90,000 of them are from the united states. their mission has been to stabilize the situation in afghanistan and to help the government of president hamid karzai reconstruct the country. they have also been in charge of training afghan security forces. over the past decade, some 3,000 coalition troops have been killed while fighting the taliban and other insurgents. the cost of maintaining troops in afghanistan has become a heavy burden on nations providing support. in 2010, the afghan government signed an agreement to take over security operations from coalition forces by the end of 2014. but some countries are already seeking an early exit. in france, recently elected president francois hollande promised during his election campaign that he will bring all french troops home by the end of this year. australian prime minister julia gillard also wants most
SFGTV
May 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT
the mob -- a much to joshua norton who declared himself the emperor of the united states and protector of mexico in 1859. jose assumed the title of empress, which led to the establishment of the imperial court system, a network of nonprofit charitable organizations throughout the united states, canada and mexico that have used drag shows and other functions to raise money for charities throughout the world, not just san francisco or the united states, but throughout the world. today, as a returns to his home of san francisco. this week, the week of may 21, in order to receive a lifetime achievement award from the harvey milk democratic club. it's only fitting that today on harvey milk's birthday, who, by the way jose was one of the early endorsers of harvey milk, and i think it's fair to say he plays the trail and set the example for harvey milk to be able to run for office a few years later. i think it is fair to say there have been -- there would have been no harvey milk without jose. it is only fair that today the board of supervisors commend his day for his lifetime of activism, cu
CNBC
May 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
anybody's ever heard of zug in the united states. hans marti, who heads zug's economic development office, showed off the nearby snow-covered mountains. but zug's main selling point isn't a view of the alps. how low are the taxes here? >> it's something between 15% and 16%. >> and in the united states, it's 35%. >> i know. it's half, half price. >> and do you have the lowest tax rate in switzerland? >> most probably, yes. >> most probably, yes. so you're kind of a tax haven within a tax haven. >> [laughs] maybe, yes. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> the population of the town of zug is 26,000. the number of companies in the area: 30,000 and growing. but many are no more than mailboxes. texas democratic congressman lloyd doggett questions whether the moves of several companies are legit. >> a good example is one of my texas companies that's been in the news lately, transocean. >> transocean owned the drilling rig involved in the giant bp oil spill. they moved to zug. >> i'm not sure they even moved that much. they have about 1,300 employees still in the houston area. they have 12 or 13 in sw
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
very important to cancer patients all across the united states who are looking to access these breakthrough therapies. so from the standpoint of driving an industry in this country that in my own state has median salary of roughly $74,000, and for the point of view of patient health and protecting our supply chain, this f.d.a. reauthorization is a must-pass. i thank the members of the committee and especially the chairman and the ranking member for -- for establishing a model really for how this senate should operate. and with that i yield the floor to the senator from new hampshire. and i thank her for her patience. mrs. shaheen: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from new hampshire. mrs. shaheen: i ask consent to speak as if in morning business. the presiding officer: without objection. mrs. shaheen: before i do, i should say i applaud my colleague from colorado, senator bennet, for the work that he's done on this f.d.a. legislation and as he pointed out, the good work that's been done by our colleagues on both side of the aisle to get this bill, to move it for
MSNBC
May 22, 2012 12:00am PDT
. democrat don't be surrogates like there. if mitt romney wants to be president of the united states, his record is the private industry is not only fair game, it's the only game. this is what we have to talk about. this is what he goes out on the campaign trail and says president obama doesn't know anything about the economy. bottom line here is we should all be throwing up if mitt romney gets into the white house because the ryan plan is a recipe for disaster. i think corey booker, you owe the president of the united states an apology. if you can't do it, maybe you were just on a big news show and felt like you had to say something. maybe that's what it was. i don't know. what you did was damage. get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think. does mitt romney care more about people or profits? text a for people. text b for profits. you can always go to our blog at ed.msnbc and leave a comment. joining me is now the senator of new jersey. good to have you with us tonight. >> good to be here. >> this is one of the strangest thing i've seen a democratic mayor going out and ramrod
CNN
May 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the united states and other countries have had with the iranians, their refusal to allow the iaea to monitor exactly what the iranians are doing and of course, john, this coincides with a very important second round of negotiations tomorrow in baghdad, where the united states and the other members will be negotiating with iran. it looks like there's momentum towards at least the beginnings of some agreement but until we see the details, we have reason to be cautious. >> you say reason to be cautious, the israelis are openly skeptical, they have the most at stake you might argue. they believe what iran is doing is agreeing to some technical agreement on paper so they can go into the talks tomorrow and say back off the sanctions, give us a break. should the p-5 plus one, the group that it's called, the united states, should they back off or ratchet up the pressure? >> i think the iranians are at the table in baghdad tomorrow because of the pressure, because of the sanctions, so i would think that we'd want to see a maintenance of the sanctions, if not a reinforcement of the sanction
CNN
May 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
ruian space program after retiring our own fleet. >> the united states will once again be in the lead, will be providing our own vehicles to take our own astronauts and cargo to the international space station. >>> the u.s. is losing its top diplomat in afghanistan. ryan crockler step down this summer. news of that dpareur comes hours after the conclusion of the nato summit in chicago which produced a formal agreement on the nato withdrawal from afghanistan. there was no deal on getting pakistan to reopen supply routes into afghanistan. >>> 43 catholic groups suing president obama over contraception. the university of notre dame and the archdiocese of new york are hoping to block the law that requires hem to provide contraception coverage. catholic groups say the revision doesn't go far enough and the law violates separate of church and state. >>> a dumb guy in a wig trying to rob a casino. police say he tried to pepper spray a blackjack dealer and grab $115,000 in chips at the bellagio in vegas. police say casino staff wrestled him down. his wig and sunglasses fell off during the str
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 9:30am EDT
be here. mr. gergen, you spoke to something that speaks to my heart in the western united states. better than 70% of the land is either federal, state and tribal landed. it's creating an incredible challenge in terms of maintaining healthy forests and in terms of the fire threat. mr. burke was noting a bit about water quality issues. if these time of pak pact been if you look at what happened after some of the big fires in colorado to the denver water should, the costs are as strom om call. in denver they're relying on water from other parts of the state to be clean and healthy. when the trees burn and the soil a birched, it couldn't have tree kpend -- >> would it be accurate to say we do not follow to eso they would healthy for us. so would literally -- when we're talking about protecting our water, protecting our watersheds in the midwest weeks have maybe 12, 14 inches of rainfall that comes in a total year. it's in the best interest of this country rng the environmental protection agency, our states and nation to actively man and these forests. >> there's no question. i would actually
FOX News
May 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
president of the united states. >> we have to take action on both ends of pennsylvania avenue ban the influence of lobbyists, to do our work openly, to give our people the government they deserve. because the more transparency we can give to washington the less likely the less likely it will be run by special interests. going forward the democratic national committees will uphold the same standards. we will not take a dime from washington lobbyists or special interests. we are going to change how washington works. they will not fund my party. they will not run our white house. >> sean: the lobbyists, cut the deficit in half, blah, blah, blah. if. >> in screwed we turn up the particular lobbyists that have visited the white house 19 times. his name is dick gephardt. he used to be the minority leader of the house of representatives. democratic floor leader. he made his reputation of opposing china and nafta and opposing china getting into the world trade association. now, he works with a company that american subsidiary that had an american name that is owned and founded by a general in
CNN
May 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
responsible for 12 missions to the iss and united states will no longer have it rely on russia to get cargo up there. >>> and after what i'm sure was a collecting holding of breaths there. spacex employees thrilled over this launch. businesses can, in fact, do space exploration and my next guest, certainly banking on that, as well. he's richard branson, founding of the group and launched space passenger flights to space. mr. branson, i'm not sure if you stayed up or woke up early to see this successful "falcon 9" launch but from a private enterprise perspective, how exciting is this for you? >> it's tremendously exciting and huge kudos to the whole team. they've done a fantastic, fantastic job. and it now means that virgin galactic as a private company has had spaceship one in space and you've had another commercial spaceship company had the successful, extremely successful launch and it is the beginning of a whole new era of spaceship troubles. a very, very exciting time ahead, i think, for all of us. >> you know, i covered the ending era of the space shuttles. "atlantis" launch this
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
mother. and they put together this demand for the equivalent of what was in the united states, known as megan's law. here it became sarah's law which in broad terms would have meant that people in any one area would have been able to access the names of those who were on the sex offenders register. now, i can understand why they wanted to do that. we all want to protect our children. on the other hand, i was pretty certain this would lead to more trouble and more criminality than it was going to resolve and there were better ways of controlling the predatory instincts of sex offenders than having them subject to people outdoor their doors. so i was resistant to this and i was strengthening my resistance when in ports mouth, as everybody now knows, someone who was a pediatrician was misunderstood to be a pedophile and. and i've seen the effects of sort of -- understandable but concern on the behavior of crowds of all sorts. so that was my -- that was my view. i thought we should do plenty of other things to strengthen the law against sex offenders but not that. and i haven't got all t
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
provide an additional incentive for aliens to enter, reside and work in the united states without authorization, which contradicts federal law and policy to remove such incentives." close quote. in july, 2011, again the treasury department, through its inspector general, issued a report that was actually entitled -- quote -- "individuals who are not authorized to work in the united states were paid $4.2 billion in refundable credits." close quote. so again, under this administration, the treasury department, the i.r.s. underscore that this is a huge problem to the tune of $4.2 billion every year. and so, mr. president, i urge all of us to come together in a straightforward, commonsense, bipartisan way to fix this problem. the fix is simple and it's clear. the i.r.s., the treasury department has told us we simply need to mandate that folks applying for the credit use valid social security numbers. that will cut off the fraud. that will cut off $4.2 billion going improperly to illegal alien families. it will not cut off the benefit going to anyone who deserves it under the law. and
FOX News
May 21, 2012 9:00pm EDT
army. they have applied to the committee on foreign investment in the united states to be allowed to operate as a mobile telecommunication service in the u.s. the committee has twice rejected their application because they are worried about espionage and sabotage and collecting information on americans. this company in 2011 was revealed to be supplying the iranian government with mobile phone technology to track dissidents and to be able to round them up and imprison them and kill them. dick gephardt, former floor leader is on the board of directors of the american subsidiary of this company. he visited the white house in the lobbyist free administration 19 times. >> sean: this is the level of corruption. this resonates with people. but this is the reality versus the myth of obama. that is why i think using obama in his own words is so powerful. for example, this book goes into all sorts of examples. the laws in the sea treaty that we would give up rights to oil. >> this is key issue. this there is going to be a hearing the day after tomorrow on the law of the sea treaty, it will be
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 1:00am EDT
united states. >> i just heard tucker say that mitt romney has a very good chance, and i assume that you're talking about 2012, not 2016. i am watching c-span, and am going to be on it, and i need your advice on how to run this campaign, and i am obama, what would you tell me to do? >> i would say that the way that you reacted today is a perfect reflection of the president that people love and that -- [applause] i think one of the things that people love about the president is how authentic he is, and he showed that today. i think he appreciates that, and the voters appreciate that. one reason i have such confidence in him is his record. i think he is an excellent campaigner, and there is no one better, and he approaches campaigns, and they are important, and they are decisions, decisions about the future, and you do not go down in a campaign for not sitting in what you think are not saying what you feel are not saying what you think is the right way forward, but i think they will go in guns blazing. i think he will be the authentic president that we have seen for the last few years,
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 1:00pm EDT
the united states of america. [cheers and applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> in over just half an hour, vice president joe biden will be campaigning by speaking ed keene state college in new hampshire talking about the economy and we will have that live at 1:45. on wednesday, secretary of state hillary clinton, defense secretary leon panetta, and the joint chiefs had will testify before the senate relations committee how to ratify ocean rights could strengthen national security interests in the asia- pacific region known as the law of the sea convention and that will be on c-span 3 tomorrow and also a secret service director and acting homeland inspector general charles edwards testified on the recent circuit -- secret service prosecution in columbia. there will be low for the senate, and security commission live at 10:30 a.m. eastern right here on c-span. from 1971-1973, president richard nixon secretly recorded his phone conversations and meetin
FOX News
May 22, 2012 7:00pm EDT
united states diverted after a woman on the flight reportedly claimed she had some kind of surgically implanted device in her. a bomb of sorts. this comes just weeks after the f.b.i. and homeland security warned that the airlines that terrorists could try to hide bombs inside their bodies. u.s. airways flight was going from paris to charlotte, north carolina, 179 passengers. nine crew. but somewhere over the atlantic, the pilots had to change their plan and head for bangor, maine. we're told a french citizen from cameroon had been acted suspiciously. she handed a note mentioning this inserted device. they alerted air traffic control and in no time, a pair of f-15 fighter jets met the plane in mid air and escorted it to maine where the feds were waiting. we're told they arrested the woman who was traveling alone, scheduled stay in the united states for 10 days with no checked baggage. a doctor on board reportedly examined the woman but found no recent scars that would indicate anything might be implanted anywhere. it's fox's top story and rick leventhal is on it and live in
PBS
May 21, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. but it's a struggle that goes beyond, you know, the borders of the united states. and that i see myself and my music standing shoulder to shoulder, in solidarity, with people, with the voiceless, the poor, the wretched, the people who don't have a chance to even reach that bottom rung of the ladder. and if my music can give them some voice, and if my songs can give some hope to their struggle, and that's been a good day at work. >> here in new york the other day, on may day, you led this group of guitarists. >> yeah. >> the guitarmy. as it was called. and you chose "world wide rebel songs" as the rallying cry. >> yeah. >> let's listen, because i want to know why you plucked that song from your arsenal. ♪ world wide rebel songs sing out loud all night lon ♪ ♪ hang on man it won't be long world wide rebel songs ♪ ♪ from the hallowed pubs of ireland to nairobi's fallen slums ♪ ♪ in new york city open fire with the guitar, bass, and drums ♪ ♪ down in gaza down in fresno out your door and down streets ♪ ♪ are you gonna stand around? or are you gonna be free? ♪
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 10:00am EDT
the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the chair lays before the house a communication from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., may 22, 2012. i hereby appoint the honorable roscoe g. bartlett to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by the guest chaplain, monsignor steven rosetti, associate propetsor. the chaplain: good and gracious god, it is your spirit that leads us on the straight path. in these challenging days, may we be open to being led by this spirit. may we be so docile to your divine guidance that all of us will work together with one heart for the betterment of all. finally, we know that one day your spirit will lead us safely home. wit
FOX News
May 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
sue in united states courts to be able to collect money for compensation for their physical and mental injuries. >> and that pathway is also something you could help him reclaim some funds to get himself literally back on his feet again. how is that going legally? >> well, it's going well and in a sense that daniel and his co-plaintiffs have received a judgment from the courts, iran has been held liable and responsible for the terrorist acts that maimed daniel. there's a judgment against iran. but we're trying to find iran's assets so that we can collect on the judgment and the courts with the help of the united states government have been resisting and helping iran hide their assets in the united states. it's really inexplicable that the united states government is taking the side of iran as opposed to the side of its own citizens who were victims of terrorists. >> what's it like being in the courtroom seeing the justice department fight for the other guys? >> it's very frustrating and difficult to explain to our clients that the united states is supporting iran as opposed to i
SFGTV2
May 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to be one of the most educated cities in the united states. we are proud to have them here this evening. we would like to thank mayor lee. we would like to thank our friends with the fund and also the san francisco giants for allowing us to show you our all- star team this evening. we also want to thank each and everyone of you for trusting your children to us every single day. i can tell you with complete confidence that they are in very, very good hands. thank you on behalf of the 56,000 students in san francisco. thank you and congratulations to our all-star team, our teachers. >> thank you so much. how about a big round of applause as we celebrate our teachers tonight? [applause] >>. touring england was a time when robert as mentors were being challenged by a quickly growing middle-class. for endeavour's crew of new artists began to assert themselves, offering new definitions of the athletics of arts and beauty. over 180 objects of avant-garde design and art from the victorian england has been collected inside the legion of honor snoot exhibition, it's the cold of the ec. --
CNN
May 22, 2012 10:00am PDT
nixon as a result of that, he was elected vice president of the united states. fast forward to the present where we're more sophisticated about money. if you use a campaign contribution to get a haircut, buy a nice car, a mercedes or an electric-powered car, is that a campaign contribution or personal? i think it's pretty hard to decide. >> tricky. >> should you send somebody to jail if they make a mistake. >> let's remind everybody watching that those jurors are average people like you and me. they're not expert lawyers. they're not politicians. they just have that stuff in front of them and have to rely on their memories. >> eight men, four women, and the other big question is how are the women going to react in the case. >> day three, day three of deliberations in a four-week trial. paul callan, thank you. >> nice being with you. >> bringing up nixon. look at you. i love it. >>> other things we're working on for you at this hour. they are moms and steaming mad pap small army of mothers storming capitol hill and bringing their strollers with them. >>> also, an island of garbage.
PBS
May 22, 2012 2:00pm PDT
will hire millions of people to do 50 high priority projects in the united states. let high-speed rail, new airsick -- new air-traffic control system. the results of that will be people working, earning good money, and buying things. the companies will say they can sell things because the people now have money. tavis: since we're talking about how we as a nation can do better, and you were talking about the tea party, i wonder what you have to say about the fact that there is this sense that the tea party has tapped into that the government is the problem. give me just a taste of your philosophy and how we respond to those who believe that part of the problem in this country, on the left and right, that government gets in the way. >> i do not agree with that. i think government is the collective expression of boulevard that is, quite frankly. if you look at government, people do want to eliminate government, you take medicine? how did you know it is safe? if you drive on highways, you take mass transit, you go to national parks. it is all bad. you get a social security check, medi
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